Some people are of the opinion that books choose us, and not the other way around. After reading this book I’m starting to wonder whether there is something more to that, if certain books make an appearance at a specific stage of your life. One thing is for sure, after reading through this epic love […]
I was lucky enough to receive an advance copy of this book. Having loved Marisha Pessl’s previous and debut novel, Special Topics in Calamity Physics I couldn’t help but be expectant that this one would be great. From the 5 star rating it’s clear that I wasn’t disappointed! A suspenseful literary thriller that draws you […]
Sussex, England. A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. Although the house he lived in is long gone, he is drawn to the farm at the end of the road, where, when he was seven, he encountered a most remarkable girl, Lettie Hempstock, and her mother and grandmother. He hasn’t […]
Before F. Scott Fitzgerald was a literary darling, before he’d even begun to imagine The Great Gatsby or Benjamin Button, he was a young WWI army lieutenant who fell hard for a spirited Southern belle named Zelda Sayre. Zelda was the embodiment of the Jazz Age and the Roaring Twenties. She was vibrant, headstrong, complicated […]
WICKED above her hipbone, GIRL across her heart Words are like a road map to reporter Camille Preaker’s troubled past. Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, Camille’s first assignment from the second-rate daily paper where she works brings her reluctantly back to her hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls.